Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

Organizational behavior is generally related to all areas of an organization. It is especially relevant, though, to human resource management. Human resource management (HRM) is the set of organizational activities directed at attracting, developing, and maintaining an effective workforce.

More precisely, HR managers select new employees, develop rewards and incentives to motivate and retain employees, and create programs for training and developing employees .

But how do they know which applicants to hire? And how do they know which rewards will be more motivating than others? The answers to these and related questions are generally drawn from the field of OB.